violin & piano

Alexandra began her violin and piano studies at the age of 6 while growing up in Kazakhstan.  She graduated with honors from the National Music School for Gifted Children where she obtained a diploma in performance and teaching in violin and piano While teaching, Alexandra never stopped learning. After moving to America, Alexandra pursued and received Master of Music Degree from DePaul University (Chicago, IL) and Bachelor of Music Degree from Kennesaw State University (Atlanta, GA). Alexandra was fortunate enough to have many great teachers throughout her life.  Since she has received so many different perspectives of teaching in her studies, she has seen firsthand several teaching methods. This molded her into not only a good player, but a good teacher as well. Alexandra has been teaching privately for a little over ten years. She has been professionally trained to teach all levels of violin playing and beginner to intermediate levels of piano.  As a violinist, Alexandra has been the concertmaster of DePaul Symphony Orchestra, DePaul Opera Theater, and Kennesaw Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed with Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Ludwig Symphony Orchestra and Georgia Symphony Orchestra.  In 2011, Alexandra traveled to China as the concertmaster of the Kennesaw Symphony Orchestra for a three-concert tour that included a performance at the Central Conservatory in Beijing.  Before moving to Hawaii, Alexandra maintained a large private studio of violin and piano students in Chicago. She also taught violin group classes at several elementary schools throughout Chicago area.